Mexican singer-songwriter best known internationally for his album Despreciado, which peaked at #1 on the US Billboard Top Latin Albums chart. He has won multiple Premios lo Nuestro awards for his work.
He graduated from Long Beach Polytechnic High School in 1990 and originally wanted to be a restaurant owner.
He once honored the request of a Marine who wanted him to sing at his funeral should he die in Iraq.
In 2015, he performed a duet with Juan Gabriel.